Whangārei now home to KiwiBuild houses for sale

Buyers have the chance to snap up the very first KiwiBuild homes, with construction underway and available to purchase in Whangārei’s newest suburb, Kotātā Heights, just minutes from the city. KiwiBuild is about restoring the dream of home ownership to families throughout New Zealand, by providing eligible first home buyers with exclusive access to a… Read more »

White Plates in Whangarei

The sixth annual Ray White White Plate Dinner was held on Saturday 2 March – proudly supported by Ray White Whangarei. A highlight of the Whangarei social calendar this unique outdoor event sees patrons dress in white as they gather on the iconic Victoria Bridge in Whangarei’s Town Basin for a delectable three-course meal with… Read more »

Ray White National Sales Symposium

Ray White is proud to be hosting their National Sales Symposium on Friday, 1 March 2019 at SkyCity Convention Centre. This year the keynote speakers include Rachel Hunter and Lisa O’Neill. The day will also introduce new technology together with presentations on compliance and a Chairman Elite salesperson panel. Rachel Hunter, who is based in… Read more »

Three New National Ray White Appointments

The Ray White Group in New Zealand further grew its office numbers during 2018, with the company now having 171 locations providing specialised services in residential, commercial, rural and property management. As part of the company’s continued growth and the compliant changes that are now part of the real estate industry, Ray White has appointed… Read more »

Glenda Turner

It is with sadness that we advise Glenda Turner, a Foundation Member of the Ray White Group at the Mangonui office in the Far North passed away suddenly on Wednesday, 6 February 2019. Glenda joined Mark Saxton Real Estate in 1986 and became Branch Manager of the Mangonui office when it changed to Ray White… Read more »

Dynamic duo opens Ray White Swanson

High-performing and well known real estate duo Melvin Plaisier and Alyshia Marshall have just opened their own Ray White office in the Auckland suburb of Swanson. Mr Plasier has been successfully selling in the area for the past 14 years, with his partner Ms Marshall joining him just over three years ago. Real estate in… Read more »

Workplace Wellness Works in Whangarei

There was a carnival atmosphere on Whangarei’s Hatea Loop on Thursday, 6 December when 710 participants representing 75 workplaces from across Northland, hit the pavement in the fourth annual Ray White Hatea Loop Challenge.  Sponsored by Ray White Whangarei & Tutukaka and run in conjunction with Sport Northland, Whangarei’s favourite workplace run/walk event, the Ray… Read more »

For the second year running, Ray White Canterbury get behind South Island Wine and Food Festival

Ray White offices in the Christchurch Zone were proud sponsors of the 2018 South Island Wine and Food Festival (SIWFF) for the second year running. The South Island’s favourite wine and food event is a yearly event held on the 1st Saturday of December, attracting over 12,000 wine enthusiasts to Hagley Park, Christchurch for an… Read more »

Shining a Ray of light this festive season

At Ray White, we believe every child deserves to smile this Christmas, so Ray White will continue with its popular tradition of giving, with the return of ‘A little Ray of giving’. A wonderful community initiative where offices across New Zealand and Australia get behind families in need through local communities and put a smile… Read more »

The wait is over – The Block NZ houses are open for viewings!

With great anticipation, Ray White New Zealand is pleased to announce the four spectacular house’s from Three’s The Block NZ are now available for viewing before the live auction. Located in the sought-after suburb of Hobsonville Point with all the things a community needs to thrive. You can move your family in knowing you’ve bought… Read more »

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  • Top NZ Elite Members Awarded

    Recently the Auckland sales team came together for their quarterly awards at the Floating Pavilion.  Part of the evening was dedicated to the Premier and Elite members for 2009.  We welcomed our first Elite members for the year, having achieved this status at the end of June.   Pictured are Lesley Hawes (Kingsland), Liz Parker (Whangaparaoa)… Read more »

  • OCR Announcement

    The Reserve Bank Governor, Alan Bollard, lsat week kept the OCR rate unchanged at 2.5%. The Reserve Bank statement made it clear that the OCR level will remain at 2.5% or lower until the latter part of 2010. There was also an indication that if the New Zealand dollar and wholesale interest rates remained at high… Read more »

  • Celebrating 20 Years with Ray White

    John Pope started in the Real Estate industry 20 years ago, as at the 13th of July.  He started in the Tauranga office of Matthewson Real Estate Ltd, and has worked there ever since, only changing over to the current Matthewson Real Estate Ltd Company at Bayfair, under the Branch Manager of Steve Fagan, when… Read more »

  • Whakatane’s Fundraising Charity Event

    The team at Ray White Whakatane held a fund-raising event at Cinema 5 recently to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Auckland. Local businesses literally came to the party with pre-movie nibbles supplied by McDonalds, New World and Dominos. Over 90 people attended showing community spirit is alive and kicking in Whakatane with a number… Read more »

  • New Loan Market Mt Maunganui office

    As more and more home buyers take advantage of favourable interest rates and signs of stability in the market, the flow on effect has been significant for our Loan Market business.  It is pleasing to see another office has joined our expanding Loan Market team.  Frank Philp has recently joined David Hart’s Loan Market team… Read more »

  • New Zealand Home Affordability up 17.7%

    The largest improvement in New Zealand home affordability in a decade is attracting more first home buyers, although the high deposit rates required by banks remains a hurdle, according to a survey today. Home affordability improved by 8.5 percent between February and May, and by 17.7 percent over the year to May, the quarterly Massey University… Read more »

  • Ray White NZ Opens its 129th Office

    Ray White New Zealand is pleased to announce the opening of its 129th office at Paraparaumu on the Kapti Coast of the Lower North Island. Rachael Steinmetz and Paul Berryman are the operational business owners of the new office with the Manager Terry Burch. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge with a successful background… Read more »

  • Ray White Real Estate Sales trend up

    A boost in activity at the top end of the residential property market has helped Australasia’s largest real estate group Ray White achieve a 10 per cent rise in sales in New Zealand and Australia for the month of May, 2009. Ray White Joint Chairman Brian White said Group sales for the month of May… Read more »

  • Orewa Mortgage Broker on Radio

    Orewa Mortgage Broker Trevor Tiplady, who joined the Loan Market from Wizard, has recently brought together a radio promotion which is running throughout the Rodney and Northland regions of New Zealand.  I was driving down from Paihia yesterday and I heard the ad several times in what I thought was an outstanding self promotion for… Read more »

  • Ray White New Zealand May Results

    May 2009 results 24% up on 2008*       May results came in relatively strongly given the amount of stock and the perceived shortage that is in the market.  Ray White New Zealand traded 24% ahead of last year, with auction listings up 34% and exclusive stock across the country up 14%.  Our Loan Market Mortgage Brokers approval rates… Read more »